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What is a Modular Data Center?

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The concept of a modular data center solution has eluded definition, if not comprehension. Through the short history of modular solutions and vendor marketing, a definition and categorization of solutions has emerged. This is the second article in the series, DCK Guide to Modular Data Centers. Read More

Business Value of Blade Infrastructures

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The modern data center environment is evolving to support more users, more data and a lot more services. As the data center becomes an integral part of any organization, the focus becomes efficiency and a reduction in management overhead. Read More

DCK Guide to Modular Data Centers

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The data center infrastructure has evolved far beyond a centralized solution. Now, with cloud computing, more data demands, and distributed environments — there is a greater than ever need for agility. In creating a more flexible data center solution, organizations are seeing the direct benefits in working with modular designs. A modular data center is an approach that implies a prefabricated module or a method for delivering data center infrastructure in a modular fashion. Read More

10 Essential Domains for Moving to Private Cloud

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With the expansion of cloud computing and various cloud services – many organizations are now further considering some type of cloud model. In many instances, companies looking to keep their data outside of a provider are looking to move to a private cloud platform. Where this type of environment can… Read More

Better Airflow Improves Cooling Capacity, Cuts Operating Costs

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New data center environments are being designed and built to support large amounts of users. Furthermore, these infrastructures are created to handle powerful workloads capable of distributing data and information all over the world. In architecting the modern data center platform, administrators are striving to create and environment built on… Read More

Five Myths of Cloud Computing

Technologies around the Internet and the WAN have been around for some time. However, it wasn’t until very recently that a specific term began circulating which was supposed to emphasize the combination of these technologies. Cloud computing was born out of the idea of a distributed computing system where information… Read More

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